Arrest Patrick Rohling for Embezzlement on June 30, 2011
On April 29, 2011, the Hendersonville Police Department received information from the owner of a local business on West Main Street that a bookkeeper had been embezzling money from his company.
The investigation showed that over eighteen thousand dollars had been taken from the company between July 2007 and April of 2011. Detective Seneca Smith obtained a warrant charging Patrick Rohling for theft over ten thousand dollars.
On June 30, 2011, Patrick Rohling, age 31, of Common Wealth Ct. in Nashville, Tennessee was arrested. His court date is set for July 20, 2011 and his bond is ten thousand dollars. A photograph of Rohling is attached to this email.
Press release by Detective Sergeant J.D. Coarsey.
Agg Burglary and Felony Theft Arrests
On 06-18-11, Hendersonville Police responded to a reported burglary on Cline Ave. Police learned that forced entry had been made to a residence and also that a sum of US Currency and jewelry had been stolen. Suspects were identified and believed to have fled the state.
On 06-28-11, Police received information that the suspects were in a motel in the Bowling Gree n, Ky area. Bowling Green Police aided in locating and furthering the investigation within their jurisdiction. Hendersonville Police responded to Bowling Green and were able to recover a large portion of the stolen proceeds. The suspects were taken into custody and are being held in Bowling Gree n, KY pending extradition to Sumner County, Tennessee.
The suspects are identified as:
Angela R. Drury-Tinch (age 43) and Michael K. Tinch (age 41) both of which were last known to reside in Goodlettsville, TN. Both suspects will face charges of Aggravated Burglary and Theft over $10,000 upon their return to SumnerCounty.
On 6-29-2011, both suspects waived extradition and were returned by Hendersonville Police to the Sumner County Jail in Gallatin, Tennessee. There bonds were set at 15,000.00 dollars each and their General Sessions Court date was set for July 13, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Photographs of both suspects are attached to this press release.
Fraudulent Use of a Debit Card Arrest
On 5-24-2011, a Hendersonville resident reported that her debit card had been lost and her bank had reported that someone had used her debit card at a local atm machine. Video was obtained of the suspect using the debit card and through cooperation of local media; the suspect was identified by the public. On 06-29-2011, Ryan R. Podany, age 35, of Madison, Tennessee, turned himself into the Sumner County Jail on one count of Theft under five hundred dollars and was cited to appear in General Sessions Court on July 25, 2011 at 9 a.m. His photograph is attached to this press release. Anyone having any information on this case or any other case is asked to contact the Hendersonville Police Department at 615-264-5303.
Additional Arrest of Daniel R. West on 6-28-2011
On 06-16-11, members of the Hendersonville Police Department took Daniel West (age 27) into custody on charges of Theft over $10,000 and Aggravated Burglary. These charges stem from Wests unlawful entry into a home on Elissa Dr. from which he stole jewelry and items of silver ware.
On 6-28-2011, Detective Bachman served additional warrants on Daniel West at the Sumner County Jail. He was served with Aggravated Burglary and Theft over 5,000 dollars involving a Burglary and Theft on Anchor Drive in Hendersonville. These additional crimes occurred between May 24, 2011 and June 08, 2011. A majority of the stolen property has been recovered.
A photograph is attached to this release and his court date remains July 27, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. He remains in the Sumner County Jail.
Anyone with information concerning this investigation is asked to contact Detective Jim Bachman or Detective Sergeant J.D. Coarsey of the Criminal Investigation Division, 615-264-5303.
Residential Burglary Arrest on 6-28-2011
On 6/16/2011, a resident of New Shackle Island Road in Hendersonville, Tennessee reported that someone had entered her residence and stole her flat screen television and a computer while she was working. On 6/28/2011, Hendersonville Police charged Cheyenne D. Paige, age 18, of New Shackle Island Road with one count of Aggravated Burglary and Theft over five hundred dollars. His court date is set for July 27, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. and his bond was set at four thousand dollars. Anyone having any information on this case or any other Hendersonville cases is asked to contact Detective Steve Malach or Detective Sergeant J.D. Coarsey at 615-264-5303.
Business Burglary and Theft from local Business
On June 25, 2011, a local business reported that someone had entered their business on West Main Street in Hendersonville and stolen cash and a motorcycle valued at three thousand five hundred dollars.
On June 27, 2011, the same business reported another burglary and theft to their business. Someone had entered the business and taken a motorcycle valued at fifteen thousand plus dollars during the weekend.
On June 27, 2011, Detective Neal Harris was able to take evidence and develop a suspect in both cases. Both motorcycles have been recovered. Detective Harris obtained warrants for William Christopher Chris Adams, 37, of Greenyards Drive in Hendersonville, Tennessee, charging him with two counts of Burglary, One count of theft over one thousand dollars and one count of theft over ten thousand dollars.
On June 29, 2011, Police arrested William Christopher Chris Adams, 37, at a residence on Greenyards Drive in Hendersonville, Tennessee, charging him with two counts of Burglary, One count of theft over one thousand dollars and one count of theft over ten thousand dollars. He was transported to the Sumner County Jail.
His court date was set for July 27, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. and his bond was set at 11,500.00 dollars.
On June 23rd, 2011 just before 8:00 pm the Hendersonville Police Dept received a call from a subject who had been fishing off the bank at the Walton Ferry Boat Ramp, 114 Curtis Cross Roads. The subject advised that he had hooked what he believed to be a rocket propelled grenade. Responding officers observed the device and also believed the device to be a military, M-22, rifle grenade. The Hendersonville Police Dept contacted the Metro Nashville Police Departments Bomb Unit and asked for assistance with the device. The Metro Nashville Police Departments Bomb Unit did respond to the scene and after consulting the FBI and ATF it was determined that the safest thing to do was to destroy the device at the scene. The device was detonated at the scene just before midnight by members of the Bomb Unit. The area was secured and at no time was there any danger to the public. The Hendersonville Police Dept is currently investigating the incident to try and determine where the device came from and how it ended up in the lake. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Hendersonville Police Dept at 615-822-1111.
Felony Theft, 06-24-11
On 06-24-11, Hendersonville Police investigated a reported theft of a purse and its contents, to include a handgun. The offenders discovered the purse at a busy intersection, as it had apparently fell from the victims vehicle. A concerned citizen obtained a description and tag number for the suspect vehicle and alerted police.
Detectives learned that the suspects attempted to use the victims credit card within minutes of picking up the purse. Detectives were able to identify Meghan Bullard, age 25, of Gallatin and Marshall Scruggs, age 34, of Hendersonville as the suspects. They are each charged with Theft over $500. Scruggs faces an additional charge of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Police were able to recover a majority of the stolen property, to include the handgun.
Additional on Felony Theft, 06-24-11 release. Both are set for a hearing in General Sessions Court on 07-27-2011 at 9:00 a.m. Scruggs bond is 25,000.00 and Bullards is set at 10,000.00. Attached are booking photographs for each subject.
Fraud Arrest Mellissa G. Abbot
Between August 27, 2010 and September 15, 2010, it was reported to the Hendersonville Police Department that Melissa G. Abbot wrote and deposited checks from a family members account into her personal account and used the proceeds to steal over seven thousand dollars from a local bank. This activity is known as check kiting.
On 06-20-2011 Detective Harrell arrested Melissa G. Abbot, 44, of Wynbrooke Trace in Hendersonville, Tennessee. She was transported to the Sumner County Jail and charged with one count of theft of property over one thousand dollars.
Her court date is set for July 20, 2011 at 9 a.m. and her bond was set at two thousand five hundred dollars. A booking photograph is attached.
Fifth Third Bank Robbery
On 06-16-11 at 3 pm, Hendersonville Police responded to a reported Armed Robbery of the Fifth Third Bank on E. Main St. Police learned that a robber entered the bank, presented a teller with a note and displayed a handgun. The robber then fled the area with an undisclosed amount of currency.
Police were able to quickly identify a suspect. Members of the FBI Task Force joined the investigation and were able to arrest the suspect at a location in Nashville just before 7 am this morning (6-17-11).
Mark Frankenberry, age 40, is currently in federal custody pending a hearing. Frankenberry was last known to reside in Nunnelly, TN.
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